The week of January 25, 2015

The Silver Issue
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What my mom taught me about the Internet

By Cooper Fleishman

Everything is better with pie, especially Tumblr.

Quote of the week

“Programming is so powerful; it gives you the opportunity to do so much for society.”

—Laurie Alaoui

Features

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Retirement 2.0: Seniors plug in for encore careers

By Allen Weiner

Gone fishing? Hardly.

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It’s never too late to learn to code

By Selena Larson

Can this grandma compete in Silicon Valley?

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How seniors find love online

By Aaron Sankin

Even grandma swipes right.

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Can a tablet for seniors bridge the digital divide?

By Allen Weiner

Is the RealPad better than the iPad for senior citizens?

Opinion

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How the Affordable Care Act is leaving seniors behind

By Vicki Soloniuk, M.D. and Theodora Ruhs

As we move toward online patient portals, who’s preparing those who need them most?

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My parents made the best fart game in the Apple store

By Cooper Fleishman

When my parents first told me they were becoming iOS developers, I was skeptical. Now I couldn’t be prouder.

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For my father, Spike Jonze’s future can’t come soon enough

By Zan McQuade

There shouldn’t be a stigma about having someone else drive the machine.

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What our parents are most afraid of on the Internet

By Jaya Saxena

They might be on to something.